No-confidence move against TN Speaker to be taken up 1 July

Tamilnadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal Monday indicated that the DMK’s resolution seeking his removal might be taken up 1 July during the ensuing session of the House. Continue Reading

Bill tabled in TN Assembly to levy Rs 1 lakh fine for using banned plastic

But roadside vendors, who pack flowers, fruits and vegetables, continue to ignore the ban. They say they find it convenient to pack their products in plastic carrybags that are banned for use. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu to get two new city corporations at Hosur and Nagercoil

A bill to allow private universities in Tamilnadu was tabled by Higher Education Minister K P Anbazhagan in the Assembly. This was opposed by DMK legislators, stating that it would affect the quality of education in the State. Continue Reading

Minister Thangamani says entire Chennai will get underground cables

He was responding this morning to Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly, M K Stalin’s query during question hour that Kolathur has not got underground cables despite repeated requests. Continue Reading

Chennai won’t face water crisis, Minister Velumani assures Assembly

In what might come as a relief to Chennaiites fearing an acute water crisis this summer, Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani today said the city will not face scarcity as 4 tmc ft of water from the Krishna river will reach the metropolis by April. Continue Reading